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One dead fighting wildfire

One dead fighting wildfire

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AP News

OKANOGAN, Wash. – The Okanogan County Sheriff’s office says a man died of an apparent heart attack while fighting a wildfire near his home.

Deputies say 67-year-old Rob Koczewski was stricken Saturday while he and his wife were hauling water and digging fire lines on their property.

The sheriff says Koczewski was a retired Washington State Patrol trooper and U.S. Marine.

A friend said he had a history of heart issues.

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